PM takes note

IN Media Watch Briefs | 26/11/2008

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has taken note of the killing of two journalists in the North East in the space of a week. A statement said he has spoken to the chief ministers of Assam and Imphal  about taking immediate steps for prompt and fair investigations into the killings. Unidentified gunmen had shot journalist Jagajit Saikia in Kokrajhar town in Assam on the 22nd, and a few days earlier assailants gunned down sub-editor Konsam Rishikanta in Imphal. (IANS)

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